BREAKING: Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes off Fukushima region of Japan, US Geological Service says. — The Associated Press (@AP) October 25, 2013
Centuries-old churches were damaged in the earthquake, including the 16th-century Basilica of the Holy Child in Cebu City, Philippines. Video by AP An earthquake struck the town of Catigbian on the Phillipine island of Bohol early Tuesday morning, approximately 384 … Continue reading
Wednesday morning, the AP is reporting a death toll of at least 271 in Pakistan in the wake of Tuesday’s deadly earthquake. The powerful 7.7 magnitude quake struck the country’s remote Baluchistan province and has left thousands injured and homeless.
A new report by California Watch found that hundreds of California’s public schools do not meet the legal construction codes for earthquake safety. In the On Shaky Ground multimedia series, investigative reporter Corey Johnson and the California Watch team lay … Continue reading
In other news Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress and the President to begin reining in the deficit and a series of powerful earthquakes killed at least 400 people in western China. Continue reading
Italy’s rescue mission continued Tuesday in villages hit by Monday’s earthquake as strong aftershocks rippled through the quake zone, hampering the urgent search efforts. Continue reading